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Weather Natural Disasters

  • Flooding and road closures stretched from east Texas into northwestern Florida after Cindy made landfall early on Thursday near the Louisiana- Texas border and weakened to a tropical depression, the National Weather Service said. At least two tornadoes were reported near Birmingham, Alabama, destroying several buildings and injuring at least four people,...

  • June 22- A tropical depression formerly known as Tropical Storm Cindy caused flooding on Thursday in several U.S. southeastern states, spawned a tornado that injured four people in Alabama, and cut 16 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil production. Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall near the Louisiana- Texas border about 3 a.m. CT Thursday, then weakened as...

  • June 22- A tropical depression formerly known as Tropical Storm Cindy caused flooding on Thursday in several U.S. southeastern states, spawned a tornado that injured four people in Alabama, and cut 16 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil production. Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall near the Louisiana- Texas border about 3 a.m. CT Thursday, then weakened as...

  • June 22- Tropical Storm Cindy was downgraded to a tropical depression on Thursday after reaching land near the Texas- Louisiana border, but heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes still threatened parts of several states, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The storm is expected to continue to weaken but still carry heavy rains as it moves over eastern Texas,...

  • Tropical Storm Cindy turns deadly, pounds Gulf Coast

    Tropical Storm Cindy turned deadly and roared through the Gulf of Mexico toward the coast.

  • June 22- Tropical storm Cindy moved inland near the Louisiana- Texas border on Thursday morning, bringing heavy rainfall and life-threatening conditions over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. "Life-threatening" flash flooding was possible as the storm could drop three to six inches of rain and as much as 12 inches in some parts of...

  • A person takes photos of waves crashing next to Rollover Pass as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches the coast Wednesday, June 21, 2017 on the Bolivar Peninsula.

    Tropical Storm Cindy turned deadly and roared through the Gulf of Mexico toward the coast Thursday, slashing the region with heavy rains and flooding.

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy churned slowly on Wednesday across the Gulf of Mexico toward an expected landing on the Texas- Louisiana border, after claiming the life of a vacationing child and threatening to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency and readied emergency vehicles and the...

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy weakened slightly on Wednesday afternoon as it headed toward landfall on the Texas- Louisiana border, but it still threatened to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency and readied emergency vehicles and the Louisiana...

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy was moving north-westward toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory on Wednesday. The center of Cindy will approach the coast of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas late Wednesday and move inland over southeastern Texas or southwestern Louisiana on Thursday, the NHC said.

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to make landfall on the Gulf Coast near the Texas- Louisiana border on Wednesday, threatening to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm was moving northwest at nearly 10 miles per hour, and forecasters said they expect this motion to continue and landfall to be made...

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy is likely to hit the Gulf Coast near the Texas- Louisiana border on Wednesday night, threatening to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. Cindy was projected to produce 6 to 9 inches of rain that could reach up to 12 inches in parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, and cause "...

  • June 20- Communities and oil refining and production facilities from Texas to Florida braced on Tuesday for potential disruptions as Tropical Storm Cindy strengthened over the U.S. On the forecast track, the center of Cindy will approach the coast of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas late Wednesday, and move inland over southeastern Texas on Thursday,...

  • June 20- Communities and oil refining and production facilities from Texas to Florida braced on Tuesday for potential disruptions as Tropical Storm Cindy meandered over the U.S. It was expected to approach the coast of southwest Louisiana late Wednesday and move inland over western Louisiana and eastern Texas on Thursday. "The winds aren't looking to get...

  • June 20- Oil traders from Texas to Louisiana braced on Tuesday for supply disruptions as Tropical Storm Cindy, formed in the U.S. It is expected to approach the coast of southwest Louisiana late Wednesday or Wednesday night, and move inland over western Louisiana and eastern Texas on Thursday, the NHC said. Cindy is expected to produce 6 to 9 inches of rain with...

  • June 20- Tropical Storm Cindy, the third named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed over the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. The system is located about 265 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour, the Miami- based weather forecaster said. Cindy is expected to...

  • June 20- A weather system in the Gulf of Mexico has a 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next day or two, threatening energy infrastructure as it advances toward Texas and Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. Currently located about 265 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana, the weather system is expected to approach the...

  • YOKOSUKA, Japan— A Japanese industrial group unveiled Thursday a swimming robot designed for underwater probes of damage from meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Remote controlled robots are key to the decades-long decommissioning process for the plant. During Thursday's demonstration at a test...

  • LONDON— The Latest on the London high-rise fire:. Anger about the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in London is being fueled by the feeling that safety problems with the building were ignored because the residents are mainly poor people in a largely affluent community. London police have clarified comments by a police commander, saying that an investigation has...

  • May had called the vote early in hopes of strengthening her majority going into talks on exiting the European Union, but instead found herself in negotiations with a small party in Northern Ireland in order to stay in power. Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has tweeted that discussions with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative...